Upcoming Grants Related to Native American Concerns

 

Corporation for National and Community Service: AmeriCorps Indian Tribes Grants

Deadline: May 4, 2016

The mission of the Corporation for National and Community Services (CNCS) is to improve lives, strengthen communities, and foster civic participation through service and volunteering. The AmeriCorps Indian Tribes competition will prioritize the investment of national service resources in: Disaster Services – improving community resiliency through disaster preparation, response, recovery, and mitigation Economic Opportunity –...


 

U.S. Department of Agriculture: Rural Business Development Grants

Deadline: Apr 29, 2016

Rural Business Development Grants (RBDG) are designed to support targeted technical assistance, training, and other activities leading to the development or expansion of small and emerging private businesses in rural areas that have fewer than 50 employees and less than $1 million in gross revenues. Programmatic activities are separated into enterprise or opportunity type grant...


 

U.S. Department of Education: Demonstration Grants for Indian Children Program – Native Youth Community Projects

Deadline: May 31, 2016

The purpose of the Demonstration Grants for Indian Children program is to provide financial assistance to projects that develop, test, and demonstrate the effectiveness of services and programs to improve the educational opportunities and achievement of preschool, elementary, and secondary Indian students. The Department of Education will support community-led, comprehensive projects to help American Indian/Alaska...


 

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: Empowering Older Adults and Adults with Disabilities in Tribal Communities through Chronic Disease Self-Management Education Programs

Deadline: Apr 25, 2016

This funding opportunity is designed to increase the number of American Indian, Alaskan Native, and Native Hawaiian older adults and adults with disabilities participating in evidence-based self-management education programs, while concurrently increasing the sustainability of these programs through innovative financing arrangements. For tribes and tribal organizations, older adults mean those individuals who have attained the...


 

First Nations Development Institute: Food Sovereignty Assessment Grants

Deadline: Mar 15, 2016

Food Sovereignty Assessment grants will support Native communities interested in conducting food sovereignty or community food assessments to gain a better knowledge and understanding about the historical, current, and future state of their local food systems. A food sovereignty assessment is a community-based data-collection process that can provide a variety of information about the evolution...


 

National Park Service: Tribal Heritage Grants

Deadline: Mar 31, 2016

The National Historic Preservation Act of 1966 authorizes grants to Federally recognized Indian tribes for cultural and historic preservation projects. These grants assist Indian Tribes, Alaskan Natives, and Native Hawaiian Organizations in protecting and promoting their unique cultural heritage and traditions. It focuses on Native language, oral history, plant and animal species important in tradition,...


 

Institute of Museum & Library Services: Native American Library Services Basic Grant

Deadline: Apr 1, 2016

The mission of the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) is to inspire libraries and museums to advance innovation, lifelong learning, and cultural and civic engagement. Native American Library Basic Grant funds may be used to support existing library operations and to maintain core library services, particularly as they relate to the following goals...


 

First Nations Development Institute: Native Youth and Culture Fund

Deadline: Mar 9, 2016

The Native Youth and Culture Fund (NYCF) promotes partnerships with Native nonprofit organizations and Native community groups working in rural and reservation-based communities seeking ways to preserve, strengthen, and/or renew Native culture and tradition among Native youth. In 2016, NYCF is seeking projects that focus on youth, and incorporate culture and tradition to address social...


 

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: Tribal Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program Development and Implementation Grants

Deadline: Mar 23, 2016

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, will support federally-recognized Indian tribes (or a consortium of Indian tribes), tribal organizations, or urban Indian organizations to conduct community needs assessments; develop the infrastructure needed for widespread planning, adopting, implementing, expanding, enhancing, and sustaining of evidence-based maternal, infant, and early childhood...


 

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: Tribal Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program Implementation and Expansion Grants

Deadline: Mar 23, 2016

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, will support federally-recognized Indian tribes (or a consortium of Indian tribes), tribal organizations, or urban Indian organizations that are currently operating an evidence-based home visiting program and propose to sustain and/or expand their established infrastructure for home visiting services in tribal communities....


 

U.S. Department of Justice: Grants for Outreach and Services to Underserved Populations

Deadline: Mar 9, 2016

The Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) is a component of the U.S. Department of Justice. Created in 1995, OVW implements the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) and subsequent legislation and provides national leadership on issues of sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. The grant program for Outreach and Services to Underserved Populations...


 

First Nations Development Institute: Seeds of Native Health Grants

Deadline: Feb 11, 2016

First Nations Development Institute (First Nations) is accepting proposals for its “Seeds of Native Health” grant program under its Native Agriculture and Food Systems Initiative (NAFSI). The purpose of the Seeds of Native Health campaign is to support Native tribes and organizations working to eliminate food insecurity, promote access to fresh and healthy foods, and...


 

New Mexico Indian Affairs Department: Tribal Infrastructure Project Fund

Deadline: Feb 12, 2016

The Tribal Infrastructure Fund was created by the Tribal Infrastructure Act in 2005. This act recognizes that many of New Mexico’s tribal communities lack basic infrastructure, including, but not limited to water and wastewater systems, roads, and electrical power lines. Through this competitive funding, all federally recognized tribes, nations, and pueblos within New Mexico have...


 

First Nations Institute: Native Agriculture and Food Systems Projects

Deadline: Jan 25, 2016

First Nations plans to support projects that strengthen local food-system control; increase access to local, healthy, and traditional foods; and decrease food insecurity and food deserts, all with an emphasis on serving Native American children and families. Desired projects will improve a tribe and/or tribal community’s effort to increase access to healthy and fresh foods...


 

Office on Violence Against Women: Sexual Assault Services Culturally Specific Program

Deadline: Feb 2, 2016

The purpose of Sexual Assault Services Program (SASP) is to provide intervention, advocacy, accompaniment (e.g., accompanying victims to court, medical facilities, police departments, etc.), support services, and related assistance for adult, youth, and child victims of sexual assault, non-offending family and household members of victims, and those collaterally affected by the sexual assault. Survivors of...